Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Other’s pride, DAVV’s envy JNLU all set to become country’s first univ self-reliant in power

    Indore: Jodhpur National Law University (JNLU) is all set to become the country’s first university to be self-reliant as far as electricity is concerned, by next month. Tragically, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) could have achieved the feat some five years ago, but failed as it lost the funds meant for setting up a solar power station on UTD campus, thanks to its miserable reluctance.

  • Mantra: The Word of Power

    The word is a sound expressive of the idea. In the supra-physical plane when an idea has to be realised, one can by repeating the word-expression of it, produce vibrations which prepare the mind for the realisation of the idea. That is the principle of the Mantra and of  japa. One repeats the name of the Divine and the vibrations created in the consciousness prepare the realisation of the Divine. It is

  • Apex court stays contempt proceedings against Arundhati Roy

    SC had earlier refused to stay the contempt notice issued against Roy by the High Court on December 23, 2015 for her views on the arrest of Saibaba and  the rejection of his bail plea early last year.

  • German juggernaut keeps rolling

    Lars Stindl’s simple tap-in helps Deutschland to lift Confederations Cup with 1-0 win as Chile’s fans get a heartbreak, This is the first time Germany, the defending world champions, have won the Confederations Cup in the eighth edition of the pre-World Cup tournament.

  • Two militants killed in Kashmir Valley

    Srinagar : Two militants were killed on Monday in an ongoing gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A police spokesman said the killings took place in Bahmnoo village.

  • Europian Champs Portugal finish 3rd

    Moscow : European champions Portugal scripted a comeback win to beat Mexico 2-1 in the third place play-off at the FIFA Confederations Cup.

  • India successfully test-fires quick reaction missile

    Bhubaneswar : India on Monday successfully test-fired an indigenously developed short-range and Quick Reaction Surface to Air missile (QRSAM) from Chandipur along the Odisha coast.

  • Chelsea legend Terry joins Aston Villa

    The England national has expressed his views on joining Aston Villa and said he has admired this club for a long time.

  • India-Thailand begin exercise in Himachal

    Shimla : A 14-day joint military training excerise between India and Thailand started in Himachal Pradesh on Monday, a defence official said.

  • Knew it will not be easy for Pakistan to chase 170: Mithali Raj

    Derby : India skipper Mithali Raj said she knew it would not be easy for Pakistan to chase down 170 as the pitch deteriorated in the second innings during their ICC Women’s World Cup match here.

  • Digital payments rose 55% in FY’17: Ratan P Watal

    New Delhi : Digital payments recorded 55 per cent increase in 2016-17 and the trend is likely to continue in the coming years indicating that India is at ‘the cusp of revolution’ in this area, Niti Aayog Principal Advisor Ratan P Watal said on Monday.

  • Ravi Shastri applies for head coach’s job

    New Delhi : Ravi Shastri on Monday formally applied for the position of Indian cricket team’s head coach, making him a front-runner for the high-profile job.

  • Salahuddin admits to having carried out attacks in India

    Till now our focus was on Indian occupation forces. All the operations that we have done or are underway, we focus only on the installations of these occupational forces, the global terrorist said.

  • Nandan Nilekani teams up with Sanjeev Aggarwal for $100mn fund

    New Delhi : Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani has partnered venture capital veteran Sanjeev Aggarwal to set up a USD 100 million fund that will focus on building “enduring technology companies” out of India, specially consumer technology.

  • du Plessis to miss first Test

    London : South Africa captain Faf du Plessis is to miss the first Test with England which gets underway on Tuesday due to family reasons, Cricket SA announced on their website on Monday. The 32-year-old batsman returned home for the birth of his first child last week, but will be unable to return in time for the opening match of the four-Test series.

  • Pak tanker blast toll rises to 206

    Islamabad : The number of deaths caused in an explosion of a tanker loaded with petrol in Pakistan a week ago has climbed to 206, officials said.

  • Gulf nations give Qatar two days ‘grace period’

    Doha : Arab nations extended a deadline early on Monday for Qatar to respond to their list of demands in a diplomatic crisis roiling the Gulf, saying Kuwait’s emir requested the delay as part of his efforts to mediate the dispute.